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Immediate Past Law Library Director and Professor of Law
Books
Germain's Transnational Law Research: A Guide for Attorneys (Ardsley-on-Hudson: Transnational Juris Publications, 1991- to date. May 2006 Supp.).
Guide to Foreign Legal Materials: French (with Charles Szladits) (Dobbs Ferry: Published for the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, Columbia University in the City of New York by Oceana Publications, 2d rev. ed. 1985).
Contributions to Books
"Digitizing the World's Laws," forthcoming in International Legal Information Management Handbook (Ashgate, 2010).
"Louisiana, America, and France: Retracing Historical Milestones and Enhancing Legal Dialogue," in Essays in Honor of Sauìl Litvinoff (Baton Rouge, LA : Claitor's Publishing; Olivier Moreìteau, Julio Romañach, Jr. Alberto Luis Zuppi eds., 2008).
"Approaches to Statutory Interpretation and Legislative History in France," in Comparative Legal Traditions: Text, Materials, and Cases on Western Law (3rd ed. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, Mary Ann Glendon, Paolo G. Carozza, & Colin B. Picker eds., 2007); reprinted from 13 Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law 195 (2003).
"Web Mirror Sites: Creating the Research Library of the Future, and More...," in Law Library Collection Development in the Digital Age 87-104 (Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, Michael Chiorazzi and Gordon Russell, eds. 2002) co-published simultaneously as 21 Legal Reference Services Quarterly Nos. 2-4 2002.
"Rediscovering Rare Books in an Electronic Age," in Public Services Issues with Rare and Archival Law Materials 93-98 (Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press,  Michael Widener, ed. 2001).
"France," in Information Sources in Law 177-99 (London: Bowker-Saur, Jules Winterton and Elizabeth M. Moys, eds. 2d ed. 1997).
"The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): Research Issues and Legal Literature," in Introduction to International Organizations 525-62 (New York: Oceana Publications, Lyonette Louis-Jacques and Jeanne Korman, eds. 1996).
"The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its Impact on the European Community: Research Issues and Legal Literature," in Catalonia, Spain, Europe, and Latin America: Regional Legal Systems and Their Literature 201-251 (Buffalo, NY: Hein, Jürgen C. Gödan and Bernard D. Reams, Jr., eds. 1995).
"The French Legal System: Sources of Law, Authorities and Research Methods," in Introduction to Foreign Legal Systems 57-78 (Dobbs-Ferry: Oceana Publications, Richard A. Danner and Marie-Louise H. Bernal, eds. 1994).
"U.S. Perspectives on the Training of Law Librarians with International and Foreign Law Expertise," in Bibliothek und Recht: International/Libraries and Law: International Festschrift, Ralph Lansky 59-75 (Hamburg: Heuser, Jürgen Gödan & Holger Knudsen, eds. 1991).
Articles
"The French Jury at a Crossroads" (with Valerie Hans) 86 Chicago-Kent Law Review 737 (2011).
"Beyond the Expected: Creating and Sustaining Relationships for your Institutions," 14 AALL Spectrum 10 (2010).
"Legal Information Management in a Global and Digital Age: Revolution and Tradition," 35 International Journal of Legal Information 134 (Summer 2007).
"Exciting Education Summit News; 70th Anniversary Celebration of the Federal Register," 10 AALL Spectrum 4, 7 (June 2006).
"Visit to Puerto Rico," 10 AALL Spectrum 4, 37 (May 2006).
"Partnering with Decision Makers," 10 AALL Spectrum 4 (March 2006).
"AALL's National Advocacy Efforts," 10 AALL Spectrum 4, 41 (Feb. 2006).
"Enhancing the Visibility of Law Librarians," 10 AALL Spectrum 4, 26 (Nov. 2005).
"Pioneering Change in the Centennial Year," 10 AALL Spectrum 4, 22 (Sept. 2005)
"Le projet GPO visant à conserver l’ensemble des données juridiques publiques américaines," (Nov. 3, 2004).
"Approaches to Statutory Interpretation and Legislative History in France," 13 Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law 195 (2003).
"A Memorial Tribute to Professor Bitner (Cornell Law Librarian from 1965 to 1976)" (with Gray Thoron and Faust Rossi), Cornell Faculty Memorial Statements Booklet (November 2002).
"Remembering Harry Bitner: Law Librarian, Professor, and Wonderful Colleague," 94 Law Library Journal 188-205 (2002).
"Web Mirror Sites: Creating the Research Library of the Future, and More...," 21 Legal Reference Services Quarterly 87 (2002).
"Germain's French Law Guide," (August 2001). (2004 update at http://library2.lawschool.cornell.edu/encyclopedia/countries/france/ )
"Rediscovering Rare Books in an Electronic Age," 20 Legal Reference Services Quarterly 93-98 (2001).
"Legal Research in the Internet Age" (with Charlotte Bynum), 26 Cornell Law Forum 15-17 (2000).
"Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: A Vision for the Future," 4 Spectrum 28 (March 2000).
"Digital Legal Information: Ensuring Access to the 'Official' Word of the Law," 26 Cornell Law Forum 11-14 (1999).
"Content and Quality of Legal Information and Data on the Internet with a Special Focus on the United States," 27 International Journal of Legal Information 289-306 (1999).
"Legal Information on the Internet: U.S. Perspectives," (Paris, Oct. 1998, French Association for the Development of Legal Informatics) (ADIJ, Association pour le developpement de l'informatique juridique)
"L'Accès Electronique aux Droits de Langue Française Vu d'un Pays Anglo-Saxon," (Electronic Access to Laws of French Language Countries Seen from an Anglo-Saxon Country) (Paris, Nov. 1998, Paris Center for Foreign Commerce (Paris Centre Français du Commerce Extèrieur
"Digital Legal Information: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?," 29 Syllabus (ABA) 17 (Spring 1998).
"Internet juridique: L'expérience américaine," Gazette du Palais 29-34 (11, 12 Sept. 1996)
"United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: Guide to Research and Literature," 24 International Journal of Legal Information 48 (1996).
"Internet for Legal Information: The U.S. Experience" (with Pat Court, Jean Wenger, and Scott Childs), 24 International Journal of Legal Information 310-24 (1996).
"Rediscovering Rare Books in an Electronic Age," 22 Cornell Law Forum 11-13 (1996).
"The Scholar's Workstation Now a Reality! Enhancing Faculty Information Access and Delivery through the Law School Network," 5 Trends in Law Library Management and Technology 1-5 (1993).
"Moving into Management from Within," 81 Law Library Journal 539-44 (1989).
"Teaching Legal Research to Non-Lawyers," 8 Legal Reference Services Quarterly 247-52 (1987).
"An Overview of Health Law Research and an Annotated Bibliography" (with Richard Danner), 11 Journal of Health, Politics, Policy and Law 146-161 (1986).
"Foreign Experiences Toward the Development of a National Legal Information Center," 77 Law Library Journal 675-94 (1984-85).
"Current Research Sources in French Law," 75 Law Library Journal 34-51 (1982).
"International Law Symposium" (editor with George Grossman), 76 Law Library Journal 421-570 (1983).
"European Community Law: A Selective Bibliography of Publications in English, French, and German with Annotations," 8 International Journal of Law Libraries 239-81 (1980).
"The Librarian Fellowship Program at the Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and International Private Law in Hamburg, West Germany," 8 International Journal of Law Libraries 223-24 (1980).
"France: Libraries of Law and Librarians," 72 Law Library Journal 235-44 (1979).
Book Reviews
Review of Kindred, et al., International Law: Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied in Canada, 17 International Journal of Legal Information 81 (1989).
Review of D'Amato, International Law: Process and Prospects, 17 International Journal of Legal Information 104-106 (1989).
Review of Schwarzenberger, International Judicial Law International Law as Applied by International Courts and Tribunals, Volume IV, 16 International Journal of Legal Information 145-146 (1988).
Review of Hawk, ed., Antitrust and Trade Policy in the United States and the European Community, 15 International Journal of Legal Information 62 (1987).
Review of David, Arbitration in International Trade, 13 International Journal of Legal Information 113 (1985).
Review of Discipline Communautaire et Politiques Economiques Nationales/Community Order and National Economic Policies, 13 International Journal of Legal Information 81 (1985).
Review of Voskuil and Wade, Hague-Zagreb Essays 4 on The Law of International Trade, 12 International Journal of Legal Information 72 (1984).
Review of Khushalani, Dignity, and Honour of Women as Basic and Fundamental Human Rights, 11 International Journal of Legal Information 193 (1983).
Review of Lansky, Handbuch der Bibliographien zum Recht der Entwicklungsländer/Handbook on Bibliographies on the Law in the developing Countries, 30 American Journal of Comparative Law 371 (1982).
Review of Leurquin-De-Visscher and Simonart, Documentation et Méthodologie Juridiques, 10 International Journal of Legal Information 41 (1982).
Miscellaneous
"Charles Szladits," 14 International Journal of Legal Information iv (1986).
"Comparative Law: Methodology and Research Problems," paper delivered at AALL Annual Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, June 1982, published in American Association of Law Libraries, INTERLINK 1982, Annual Convention Proceedings, Panel on "Taking the Mystery out of Foreign and International Legal Research." 619-26 (1982) (microfiche, also available on audiotape).
Electronic Publications
"Comparative Courtroom Practices: French and U.S. Criminal Trial," (2005).
"French Law in Action," (2004).